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A possible end to mission Red Planet? NASA can't send humans on Mars due to lack of money!

A possible end to mission Red Planet? NASA can't send humans on Mars due to lack of money!

The space agency has been in news for years regarding the future possiblity of sending humans on the red planet.

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Evidence of ancient lake on Mars spotted by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Researchers plan to drive Opportunity down Perseverance Valley after completing a "walkabout" survey of the area above it.

Mars astronauts at increased risk of cancer

Mars astronauts at increased risk of cancer

Previous studies have shown the health risks from galactic cosmic ray exposure to astronauts include cancer, central nervous system effects, cataracts, circulatory diseases and acute radiation syndromes. 

Stunning images of ancient fluid-carved valley on Mars beamed back by NASA's Opportunity rover!

Stunning images of ancient fluid-carved valley on Mars beamed back by NASA's Opportunity rover!

The process that carved Perseverance Valley into the rim of Endeavour Crater billions of years ago has not yet been identified.

Journey to Mars: NASA sending astronauts to Moon for year-long mission

Journey to Mars: NASA sending astronauts to Moon for year-long mission

The lunar presence would serve as a launching point for the spacecraft that will carry humans to Mars, a NASA official said.

Colonies on Mars to be made out of these home-made bricks?

Colonies on Mars to be made out of these home-made bricks?

Remarkably, the technique requires only that the red-hued building blocks be compressed in a precise way – no additives or baking required.

Technical and budget challenges may delay Mars spacecraft's first mission, says NASA

Technical and budget challenges may delay Mars spacecraft's first mission, says NASA

It cites delays in the development of the Orion service module, provided by the European Space Agency (ESA), as well as technical risks from changes in the design of the capsule's heat shield.

Chile desert combed for clues to life on Mars

Chile desert combed for clues to life on Mars

This desert in northern Chile, like the red planet, is hot, dusty and extremely dry.

NASA ponders smaller experiments to 'hitch a ride' to the Red Planet

NASA ponders smaller experiments to 'hitch a ride' to the Red Planet

Only seven successful missions to the surface of Mars have taken place in the history of spaceflight.

NASA's solution for a home for astronauts sent to Mars is as cold as ice!

NASA's solution for a home for astronauts sent to Mars is as cold as ice!

Officially called the 'Mars Ice Home', NASA's working model is an inflatable, inner-tube-like device that, when inflated fully, is covered with a thick sheet of protective ice.

Europe gives nod to 1.4 billion euros for Mars rover, ISS: European Space Agency

Europe gives nod to 1.4 billion euros for Mars rover, ISS: European Space Agency

Europe has approved an extra 1.4 billion euros (USD 1.5 billion) today to resuscitate a life-seeking Mars rover project and keep its place on the ISS.

National Geographic on new TV mission to Mars

National Geographic on new TV mission to Mars

A first-of-its-kind TV series that combines documentary with scripted drama is set to take audiences around the world on a new Mars mission from next week.

NASA's Curiosity captures strange rock on Mars surface; scientists confirm it's an iron meteorite! - See pic

NASA's Curiosity captures strange rock on Mars surface; scientists confirm it's an iron meteorite! - See pic

Laser-zapping of the globular, golf-ball-size object confirmed that it is an iron-nickel meteorite fallen from the Red Planet's sky.

NASA launches giant satellite antenna to assist with manned spaceflights to Mars!

NASA launches giant satellite antenna to assist with manned spaceflights to Mars!

The device is the second of its kind at the complex and forms part of the US space agency’s Deep Space Network which has similar research centres in California and Spain.

 Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

The European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander that was expected to touch down on Red planet's surface on Wednesday is still untraceable.

Mars-bound astronauts, beware: Deep space travel could lead to chronic dementia!

Mars-bound astronauts, beware: Deep space travel could lead to chronic dementia!

The study says that astronauts travelling to Mars on future extended missions may face chronic dementia risk from exposure to galactic cosmic rays.

Teen's choice of landing site for next Mars rover has won NASA's approval!

Teen's choice of landing site for next Mars rover has won NASA's approval!

Of course, several recommendations fell into the space agency's lap, however, there was one that caught their attention and that was from a teenager who hasn't even completed high school!

Six scientists end year-long Mars mission

Six scientists end year-long Mars mission

Carmel Johnston, Christiane Heinicke, Sheyna E. Gifford, Andrzej Steward, Cyprien Verseux and Tristan Bassingthwaighte on Sunday came out from the 1,000-sq.ft dome built on Hawaii's Mauna Loa mountain, Buzzfeed reported on Monday.
 

NASA announces Space Robotics Challenge to prepare robots for Mars journey!

NASA announces Space Robotics Challenge to prepare robots for Mars journey!

This event seeks to develop the capabilities of humanoid robots to help astronauts on the journey to Mars.

NASA shortlists six firms to develop habitats for Red planet

NASA shortlists six firms to develop habitats for Red planet

US space agency NASA has selected six US companies to develop habitats for Mars mission. This step comes in a bid to help advance the manned flight to Red planet as these firms will be responsible to develop prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats.